WSET Level 4 Diploma | D3 Wines of the World

Theoretical and practical study of the still wines produced in the world’s major wine regions

WSET Diploma D3

WSET Level 4 Diploma | D3 Wines of the World

Unit 3 of WSET Diploma Certification

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WSET Level 4 Diploma | D3 Wines of the World

$2,650.00$3,795.00

WSET LEVEL 4 Diploma – D3 WINES OF THE WORLD COURSE

In the WSET Level 4 D3 Wines of the World class, students examine the still wines produced in France, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, USA, Canada, Chile, Argentina, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and China.

Prerequisites: You must have taken the D1 and D2 exams (receipt of results not required).

NEXT D3 COURSE: 

Online Course

Course Dates: October  28, 2024-May 12, 2025

Exam Dates: May 13-14, 2025 (October 2025 available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline: September 28, 2024

Webinar Time: 9am-1pm PST on Saturdays

Webinar Dates: 11/2/2024, 11/9/24, 11/23/24, 12/7/24, 12/14/24, 1/4/2025, 1/25/25, 2/8/25, 2/22/25, 3/1/25, 3/15/25, 3/29/25, 4/5/25
Mock Theory Exam Webinar: 4/19/2025,  9am-3pm PST
Mock Tasting Exam Webinar : 5/3/2025, 9am-3pm PST

 

$2,650 without wine kit

$3,795 with wine kit

Price includes all study materials, exam fee, tuition and postage

For future course and exam dates please see the Course & Exam Dates section below.

We are able to have wine kits shipped to the following states ONLY: AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NH, NV, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WA, WI, WY, and Wash DC.

NO SHIP LOCATIONS: International, AK, AR, CT, DE, HI, MS, NJ, RI, SD, UT, VT, and WV.
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WSET Level 4 Diploma | D3 Wines of the World Course Format

  • 13 instructor-led webinars (4 hours each) held via Zoom
  • 2 mock exams with instructor feedback
  • Online classroom containing worksheets, vocab lists and other study support resources
  • All webinars are recorded and posted in the online classroom on the next business day
  • Optional wine kit containing 102 wines (100mL bottles) sent in roughly 6 shipments 
  • Instructor-led tastings to illustrate wine styles and calibrate your palate for the exam

Course Duration 

Students will begin their course of study once they register for the unit and receive their course materials. Students should expect to study for a minimum of 250 hours over a period of about 6 months (about 10 - 11 hours of study per week).

Course Materials

Upon registration students will receive access to the WSET's digital study guide, which will be the main source of study material for this unit. Students will also have access to the WSET’s Online Global Campus and Feedback Testing Classroom where students can access supplemental learning material & mock exams. NVWA also provides supplemental learning materials such as videos, mock questions, and guided reading questions.

Exam Format

  • Two-day theory and tasting exam
  • Exam Day 1: three-hour and 20-minute written theory exam with multi-part, open-response style questions
  • Exam Day 2: blind tasting of 12 wines, broken into two flights
  • Tasting notes must describe the structural characteristics of each wine using WSET Diploma SAT method and draw conclusions on the wine’s origin, grape variety, quality level, and/or potential for aging
  • Exam must be taken in person in Napa, California, on the date associated with your course
  • Results issued via email approximately 3 months after exam (graded at WSET London headquarters)

Course & Exam Dates:

 

Online Course

Course Dates: October  30, 2023-May 13, 2024

Exam Dates: May 14-15, 2024 (October 23-24, 2024 and May 13-14, 2025 available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline: September 30, 2023

Webinar Time: 9am-1pm PST on Saturdays

Webinar Dates: 11/4/2023, 11/11/23, 11/18/23, 12/2/23, 12/16/23, 1/6/24, 1/20/24, 1/27/24, 2/10/24, 2/24/24, 3/9/24, 3/23/24, 4/6/24
Mock Theory Exam Webinar: 4/20/2024,  9am-3pm PST
Mock Tasting Exam Webinar : 4/27/2024, 9am-3pm PST

Online Course

Course Dates: March 25, 2024-October 22, 2024

Exam Dates: October 23-24, 2024 (May 13-14, 2025 and October 2025 available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline: February 25, 2024

Webinar Time: 9am-1pm PST on Saturdays

Webinar Dates: 3/30/2024, 4/13/24, 4/27/24, 5/11/24, 5/18/24, 6/1/24, 6/15/24, 6/29/24, 7/13/24, 7/27/24, 8/10/24, 8/24/24, 9/7/24
Mock Theory Exam Webinar: 9/21/2024,  9am-3pm PST
Mock Tasting Exam Webinar : 10/5/2024, 9am-3pm PST

Online Course

Course Dates: October  28, 2024-May 12, 2025

Exam Dates: May 13-14, 2025 (October 2025 available with prior notice)

Registration Deadline: September 28, 2024

Webinar Time: 9am-1pm PST on Saturdays

Webinar Dates: 11/2/2024, 11/9/24, 11/23/24, 12/7/24, 12/14/24, 1/4/2025, 1/25/25, 2/8/25, 2/22/25, 3/1/25, 3/15/25, 3/29/25, 4/5/25
Mock Theory Exam Webinar: 4/19/2025,  9am-3pm PST
Mock Tasting Exam Webinar : 5/3/2025, 9am-3pm PST

Subject

Wine

Knowledge Level

Advanced

Certification

WSET (Wine & Spirit Education Trust)

Level

Level 4

Course Date

March 25, 2024, October 28, 2024

Course Type

Professional

Wine Kit Option

Add Wine Kit, No Wine Kit

How We’re Different

We’re Premier, not Pretentious

We design our programs for students, not snobs. We know wines are complex, but believe wine education should be approachable and fun.

(There’s a reason we have some of the highest pass rates in the industry.)

WSET Educator of the Year 2016

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